TORONTO DISPATCH: C’EST WHAT? GODARD IS HARD

OKCMOA Film Curator Brian Hearn is at the Toronto International Film Festival, and will be posting some of his thoughts on what he’s seeing. Here’s his first report:

Greetings from lovely and amazing Toronto. The 35th Toronto International Film Festival, arguably THE main event in North America, (other than deadCENTER of course!) kicked off last night and I got things started with the 100 proof stuff. By that I mean Jean-Luc Godard’s latest, “Film Socialism.” It’s incredible to think that Godard helped reinvent the language of cinema fifty years ago with his first feature “Breathless.” We’re in a different century now and he is still pushing the envelope of what cinema can be and do. “Film Socialism” could be described as anti-narrative and decidedly experimental. Read more…

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